Professional Development

Fall 2021 Wilder School Faculty Professional Development Events

Event #1: Mid Atlantic Twin Registry: What is it and How can I get involved?
September 29th 1:00 – 2:00PM
This is a virtual event open to Wilder School faculty and doctoral students and seeks to educate participants about the registry, housed at VCU, and how you can become involved.

Event #2: Nuts and Bolts of Promotion to Associate Professor
September 15th 11:00 – Noon
This event is geared toward term faculty promotion to the rank of Associate.  We will review the basics regarding the promotion process.

Event #3: Grants, Contracts and Budgets – Oh My!
October 13th 1:00 – 2:00PM
This event is open to all faculty to provide information on the budgeting process as it relates to grants and contracts.

Event #4: The Who, How and What: General Assembly
November 10th 1:00 – 2:00PM
This event is open to all faculty and will provide information regarding the upcoming General Assembly session including who is on what committees, how to track bills, how to watch committees, and ways to engage policy makers.

Faculty Success Program

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and the Center for Teaching Excellence are pleased to offer a limited number of grants to fund faculty participation in the Faculty Success Program during the Spring 2022 or Summer 2022 semester FSP programs. The grants provide up to $4,150 per person to cover the costs of the program. The deadline for this opportunity is October 1, 2021.  

CLICK HERE for more information.

The Humanities Research Center Residential Fellowships

Annual Theme, 2021-2022: “Race, Ethnicity, and Social Justice”
Residency Semester: Spring 2022
Deadline: October 18, 2021

Selected residential fellows will form an intellectual community of faculty of diverse academic ranks and departmental affiliations who will contribute to and learn from each other’s work by developing research projects related to this year’s theme: “Race, Ethnicity, and Social Justice.” The HRC is interested in fostering interdisciplinary work, both within the humanistic disciplines, and between the humanities, the arts, and the social and natural sciences.

Download the application form:  HRC Residential Fellowships_Call for Applications_2021-22